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Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
, chief of war far division. captain greg smith, director of the navy's threet electronic warfare, colonel jim "hook" pryor, chief of air force electronic warfare, and lieutenant colonel jason "dizzy" schuette, head of the warfare branch. guys, welcome. >> thank you. >> colonel he can value, let me start with you but i want to kind of go around the table to get everybody's quick update on ew threats are that your services are facing and what you are doing them to prepare for the future. >> thanks, vag go. appreciate you taking time out to do. this our focus is the enemy's command and control on the battlefield. anything the enemy uses that uses the electromagnetic spectrum, i want to be able to attack it, go ago geeps his sensors, uav, whatever he has on the battlefield that uses the electromagnetic spectrum. we're developing our system that will attack or defend, depending, against all of those. >> that's right, because that's a big consolidation from the multitude of systems you have to be a much more streamlined system. each one of you guys have different challenges. captain smith, you
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00am PST
to use a rifle. he's been awarded for his marksmanship. >> reporter: that's right. the u.s. navy quickly assembling what records it has on this man. and telling us he was a navy reservist. just until a few days ago, he separated from the naval service. we don't know when the last time is he showed up. but he has shooting expertise. let's go through it. according to navy records, he has been awarded the rifle marksman ribbon and the pistol expert medal. these are awarded for achieving a certain level of shooting accuracy at various distances. let's be clear. the plan is not a navy commander, he's not a navy s.e.a.l. he held a number of jobs as a reservist in navy security operations. in fact, he went to iraq, we are told, and had a job providing military security on iraqi oil platforms, to have that job, it is most likely we are told he did receive some advanced weapons training. you will remember back in those days, those oil platforms, a lot of concern about small boat attacks, sniper attacks, that sort of thing. so he clearly has a certain level, a worrisome level of weapons expertise.
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 10:30pm EST
will give a brief introduction. captain joellen osland was one of the first women excepted to navy flight school. she was the navy's first female helicopter pilot. between 1975 and 1978 she was a plaintiff in a lawsuit that successfully challenges you restrictions on women flying and serving aboard noncombat ships. she has remained politically active throughout her life. next to her is colonel martha mcsally. as an a-10 thunderbolt pilot, she was the first american woman to fly into combat. she completed multiple deployments associated with operations. she was the first woman in u.s. history to command a combat aviation unit during active combat areas in recognition of her leadership, she received a bronze star and air medals. she continues to have illustrious military ends now post military career. ask to her is karen, a retired lieutenant from the canadian forces. -- i'm sorry, a lieutenant commander. the canadian structure is difficult for me. following her service in the canadian forces, she has become a defense on their behalf. she has written several books about women in the canadia
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 1:00am EST
to see with my dear friend senator warner, a decorated navy and marine veteran from world war ii and korean war, a longtime member of this committee. it was good to see him here. he exemplifies and forgive my va centers and for a minute, he exemplifies something that is very important commonwealth. yorktown, appomattox, the pentagon where 9/11 occurred -- there is a ceremony tonight i will be commissioned in -- there is a commission in april. we care very deeply about these events. one in nine virginians birth to death is a veteran. when you add in the guard and reserve and contractors, now you are probably talking about one in three of us. we care very deeply about all that is within dod. let me be plain, the threat that virginians and others are talking about now more than ever is the inability of congress to find a way forward on a reasonable budget compromise. that is what is in the newspapers and the headlines. at the direction of the deputy director, dod is planning for future cuts. i am very worried at the macro level about dod's ability to pursue and execute appropriate n
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
to locating. christopher jordan dorner is his name. ex-navy reservist, ex-lapd officer with a grudge against the force. if you see him, do not approach him. get some place safe and contact authorities. the breaking news, police have located his burned out truck near big bear lake, which is about 100 miles east of los angeles. they have not, however, located dorner himself. just moments ago, we learned the fbi went to the suspect's home in las vegas. we don't yet know, however, what if anything, they discovered. meantime, back at big bear lake in california, fresh tracks were spotted nearby. however, police say they do not lead to the suspect. they are doing door to door. checkpoints are up on local roads. they've barred all choppers from the air space. christopher dorner is not only armed, dangerous and vowing revenge on his former fellow officers but also people close to them. in a strange and chilling online manifesto allegedly written by dorner he says, quote, i never had the opportunity to have a familiarly of my own. i'm terminating yours. as for his capabilities, a local police chief h
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am PST
discharged from the u.s. navy reserve earlier this year. in fact, just a short time ago, after serving in several overseas jobs. basically as a security officer. he was a lieutenant. he had weapons training in the navy. but not a commando, not a navy s.e.a.l., this was basic security work. nonetheless, he had two awards critically. the rifle marksman ribbon, and the pistol expert medal. this meant he had some qualifications in shooting at some expert level at particular distances or ranges. i think, though, very clear we should also understand that he had expertise through his service as a police officer. many people, many police officers serve in the military reserve, and they have a lot of weapons expertise due to all of that. still, very concerning, obviously, because of his background. >> were you able to learn anything about did the military have any information on his mental health? >> reporter: well, this would be a matter of privacy concerns. but at the moment, they wouldn't publicly release that. at the moment, very preliminary, there is no indication of that, because he was h
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am PST
showing the suspect, a navy reservist, on the left, with then lapd police chief in 2006 used for an lapd news let fore a program honoring officers who also served in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the location. it is on the co
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 11:30am PST
-year-old photo has resurfaced showing the suspect, a navy reservist, on the left, with then lapd police chief in 2006 used for an lapd news let fore a program honoring officers who also served in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
announcing it is scaling back the navy persian gulf residents from two groups to one. jennifer griffin has the latest for us now from the pentagon. >> good evening. this is the first concrete find the budget uncertainty is going to have a real impact on national security at a time when tensions are high with iran over the nuclear program u.s. has had a policy of having aircraft carriers in the gulf for the past two years. they will replace the u.s. senate. facing budget uncertainty including increasing resolution and a looming potential for across-the-board sequestration cuts u.s. navy made this request to the secretary and he approved the navy to reverse the deployment orders of the uss truman at the last moment. lou: what does this mean for the families on the truman? >> it wreaks havoc on their lives. some have left their least dropped. supposed to leave this friday, so this is a last-minute reversal by the pentagon. they say it could be in the gulf in two weeks time if there were an emergency that would take that long to go from northern virginia. they're going nuts trying to plan for
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
will be laid to rest today. an american hero killed on u.s. soil, former navy seal and celebrated author of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the tw
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. iraqi insurgents called him the devil. the this morning the former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote about making more than 150 sniper kills is dead. cnn has learned chris kyle was shot to death at a gun range near ft. worth, texas, yesterday along with another man. kyle is perhaps best known for penning the book, american sniper. it details his four combat tours in iraq. staerted a foundation to help veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder. the gunman accused of killing him was a former marine who suffered from ptsd. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr joins me by phone. barbara, you've been dicking into this. what more do you know? >> this sad story emerged late last night, randi. the pentagon is trying to assemble what they can at this point about the service record of chris kyle and the man taken into custody, 25 years old. he was caught by police in texas after a brief pursuit, has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. another man was shot along with chris kyle at this shooting range. the initial reports are that the men had gathered there and they were helping this fo
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
of islands that can be used to basically bought the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and in the air between japan and china. you have to administration, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides, there is the usual diplomatic feeling, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes a particularly seriously. and we are one ep three away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. i think there will be a war? now. on the other hand, the tension the domestic tensions in both countries would not be very easy to solve. either before conflict or after conflict, it is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that is why they are now moving or word to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing the broader relationship. so i will wrap up my comments here. despite the missteps of china over the last couple of months, it was revealed to be an iron fist in a velvet glove. the territorial
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
charged with fatally shooting former navy seal chris kyle was an iraqi war veteran that kyle was trying to counsel. kyle earned a reputation as one of america's deadliest military snipers. his friend chad littlefield was also killed at a gun range. the suspect, 25-year-old eddie routh used a semiautomatic handgun when he allegedly shot kyle and littlefield at the shooting range on saturday evening. authorities are still trying to figure out what sparked the shooting. >>> funeral services for former new york city mayor ed koch began just a while ago. pallbearers brought in the casket to temple emanu-el this morning. president clinton will speak on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy. the former city mayor died on friday at the age of 88. >>> coming up next, howard and the forecast. >> jc, it's a chilly start to the weekend. a little snow is on the way. i want to show you the satellite and radar. you can see in ohio we've got a little bit of snow approaching pennsylvania. and our clouds starting to thicken up. i'll have the forecast for you, details on the s
Current
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
snipers in u.s. history. he once shot a target more than a mile away. he was a highly decorated navy seal, seven medals of bravery. >> michael hastings joins us with this segment as well. when you read in kyle's history you read that he had five tours in iraq. there are reports that he killed as many as 160 people. what are your thoughts on this story? >> i think it's very much laudatory that he was trying to help a 25-year-old veteran with ptsd. kyle had great success with his book. he became somewhat of a celebrity in the military community, and he was trying to use that in a positive way bringing a kid out to a shooting range. i know people might think that's odd, why would you take someone with ptsd to a range and around gunfire. there were people who would go back in the war zone to relive the experience but instead have a positive result at the end of it. there are different things that people are trying to do to combat those things and it sound like that's what they were trying to do in this case. >> did you know chris kyle at all? >> no, i reached out to him when i did a story on
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
was meeting with the navy secretary. >> want a lot, but he has a lot of republicans at hand. i don't stee. >> we'll have to leave it there. keep all your thoughts bubbling because there's "meet the press" on sunday. >> we have eric can't or and dick durbin, and we'll talk about the politics of the drone program. look ahead to the state of the wrun. >> exciting. we'll be there with you on the state of the union. thank you, david. ask chuck and have a great weekend. >> you too. >> meebl, residents of the east coast not such a great weekend. they are bracing for what could be an historic winter storm. we are live next in boston and hartford where up to two feet of snow are now expected. plus, the massive manhunt intensifying out west for a former police officer accused of killing at least three people, including a policeman. [ male announcer ] house rule number 53. big time taste should fit in a little time cup. new single serve cafe collections from maxwell house now available for use in the keurig k-cup brewer. always good to the last drop. to compete on the global stage. what we need are
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
complaint against a fellow officer. he also has military training having served in the navy. >> of course he knows what he's doing. we trained him. he was also a member of the armed forces. it is extremely worrisome and scary especially to the police officers involved. >> reporter: in a rambling manifesto on his facebook page he details of what he sees is abuse in the police department and targets dozens of officers by name writing "i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform, whether on or off duty will you now live the life of the prey. i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours." investigators believe dorner murdered monica quan and her fiance in a parked car sunday. quan's father is a retired los angeles police captain who represented dorner at his disciplinary hearings. >> i would tell him to turn himself in. this has gone far enough. nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: the weather up here with the snow the wind and temperatures in the low 30s is complicating this search and keep in mind th
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
say, wolf. now back to you. >> he was a u.s. navy reserve lieutenant and we are told in the navy he was rated as a rifle marksman and pistol expert, according to his navy records. he was fired by the police department of los angeles four years ago. do we know what triggered four years later this rampage? >> reporter: well, he he brought up charges against an officer saying that this officer kicked a homeless man. it was determined later, according to police reports, that these charges were false by dorner. after a while, he was subsequently fired and he refers to that time and time again in his manifesto as the reason that he would wage a vendetta against officers, wolf. >> do we know what he's been doing for the last four years since he was fired from the lapd? >> reporter: unclear from this side in riverside. >> paul vercammen. thank you. we're going to stay on top of this story during our 6:00 p.m. hour. we're going to speak with chief police moose who was linked to the d.c. sniper. >>> let's move to today's dramatic confrontation up on capitol hill. for a short time today, prote
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
was a former navy lieutenant in the naval reserves. and now we are told that u.s. navy bases in california and nevada are on, quote, maintaining a heightened security posture, a heightened state of alert as they too are on the lookout for this man. and they do have some reason to know that he has approached the u.s. military in the last few days. a couple of days ago, they learned -- they discovered that he had stayed at a navy motel facility in san diego, and on wednesday he approached two navy sailors at his old unit when he was in the reserves, had a conversation with them, they did not realize they had been talking to dorner until they saw all the news reports. so a lot of concern now, in fact, a day ago, the point loma naval base shut down briefly while they thought he might be there. so now overnight the admiral in charge of the southwest region of the united states for the u.s. navy has ordered this heightened security posture. they're not talking exactly about what they're doing. i think we can well understand that they're going to check everybody's passes, everybody's access, as t
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
.s. -- enlisted in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense. you have managed to pass authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the qualit
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am PST
: yes, we're getting information from point loma, and the navy base is on lockdown, the point loma area and the scene we've been showing with the police officers outside, marked and unmarked cars and told it had been cleared. a call from someone who watched the description might be at the complex and told that person did not end up being the suspect and also a couple of people they want to talk to there, but they have quote, zero percent confidence that the suspect is there. the good news is there was nobody barricaded and nobody they believe is part of this murder and want to talk to a few folks. and having said that, another piece of information we've got the attempted boat robbery, we know san diego well, where the wallet was found one of the thoroughfares could be taken over to interstate 5 and heads to the location here at the empire. and a lot of information that we have where this story you could write a novel on already. give you the bullet points what you need to know. on sunday there was a double murder. that double murder was of a captain daughter's involved with the case wit
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
in u.s. military history killed at a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle a navy seal that served in four tours in iraq. he and another man were gunned down by a former soldier who kyle was reportedly helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. eddie ray roth has been charged with two counts of murder. molly is live with more on this tragic story. >> chris kyle the u.s. military's most deadly sniper and another man were both killed at rough creek lodge 50 miles southwest of fort worth texas. authorities have identified the shooter as man from lancaster now in police custody. they confirmed that he was a decorated corporal that has been deployed to iraq and served in haiti. he is believed to have shot kyle and his friend, chad littlefield at close range before fleeing the lodge area in kyle's stolen pickup truck. a motive remains unclear but he suffered from post-traumatic stress syndrome. kyle had taken him to the range in an effort to help him cope and was reportedly turned on the two men. after the murders, texas authorities said he drove to his sister's house and told her and
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
tried to help. >> navy seal chris kyle was found dead at a texas gun range on saturday. melanie alnwick is live with more on what happened. >> chris kyle earned a reputation as the mill tear aye's most lethal sniper. friends say he died doing what he loved. his best selling autobiography during four towers in iraq. they were both killed at the rough creek lodge 50 miles west of fort worth. the shooter is believed to be a troubled shooter. he is believed to have turn had had and shot the man in the back and fled in kyle's pick-up truck. he was considered a true american patriot and appeared on fox news channel where he talked about his love of country. >> you have to show respect. that flag is red , white and blue. the red stands for blood spilled. all throughout our history. you are not going out to kill people. you are going out to save americans. >> chris kyle left the navy in 2009. he dealt with own post war struggles and established a charity. faces two counts of capitol murder. chris kyle and chad littlefield both leave behind families. back to you. >> thank you very much. >> the d
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 10:00am PST
, retired astronaut, navy captain and husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords who was shot two years ago. he and his wife launched a new group, "americans for responsible solutions." captain, let's start with your wife's dramatic testimony before a senate committee this week. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous, americans are counting on you. >> chris: how is gabby doing? >> she's doing great, chris. you know, she enjoyed being there. in front of the senate. it was a little bit of having her former job back, in a sense. being on capitol hill. >> chris: let's get to this debate. because your wife's shooting raises some of the questions at the core of the gun control controversy. jared loughner had been suspended from college because of concerns that he posed a danger to others and yet he was able to go to a store in tucson, pass the background check and buy the gun he used to shoot your wife. so, the question is, what good does it do to make more people go through these background checks when jared loughner with his problems was able to pass a background check? >> that is a
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
position the bottom of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
yesterday of a former navy seal chris kyle, a man who wrote "american sniper" credited with the largest number of confirmed kills of any american soldier ever. he and another man gunned down at a texas gun range. >>guest: if you want to stop violence in the country, here is what you do. first if you want do protect our kids, you put armed security in schools. i am not talking about arming teachers but police officers and certified professional security people. there is not a parent that wants the kids unprotected. in atlanta this past week, arm securities stopped a shooting in an atlanta school the stopped it. here is the problem, with that, sir, though, if you arm people at schools, a lot of the people are not just motivated to kill people in schools, they want to kill people and if the school is too tough they go do a movie theater like james holmes, or to a shopping center, they will go to a gun range and kill chris kyle. >>guest: so the rest of the it, you fix the mental health system. every police officer knows people on the state that should be institutionalized because we have em
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am EST
to the hospital where he seemed to be okay. >>> eddie ray routh, the veteran charged with murdering a former navy seal sniper refusing to meet with his court appointed lawyer. he's on suicide watch and held on a $3 million bond. he's accused of murdering former seal chris kyles and another man at a texas shooting range last weekend. routh confessed to his sister about the shootings. she called 9-1-1 later and police found him driving kyle's truck the same night the bodies were found. >>> the six adults two died protecting children at sandy hook elementary will get a top honor. president obama will posthumously award awards to the psychologist, four teachers and the principal there. the awards will be given to their families in a white house ceremony next friday. it honors americans who performed exemplary deeds for their country or fellow citizens. >>> some are criticizing a california school for a campus shooting drill that looked too real. take a look. >> police simulated a gunman targeting a lunchtime crowd at a school in modesto, california. it injured 20 students who were covered in fake blo
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00am PST
to people that we like to keep an eye on. navy brass are also set to ground the blue angels the elite flight squad, a popular mainstay that has entertained americans of all ages, a key recruitment tool for the navy. has it really all come to this? is this the reality that we are facing. departing defense secretary leon panetta sounding the alarm on these cuts in a speech at georgetown university yesterday. >> make no mistakes, if these cuts happen there will be ha serious disruption in defense programs and a sharp decline in our military readiness. we have already begun an all out effort to plan for how to operate under such a scenario. but it's also very clear that there are no good options. jenna: no good options. captain chuck nash served more than 25 years as a naval aviator and so captain we read through those stories, and it's difficult to really understand what does that mean for us, and for your national security? how would you explain that? >> well, what it means, jenna, is that there are two ways to do something, you can do it in a smart, planned way, or you can just do it poorly a
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
police officers at a traffic light and killed them. he is well-trained, well-armed. he is ex-navy intelligence. he knows how to evade people. he knows not to use his credit cards or cell phone. many people believe setting fire to the truck up in big bear, yesterday. that was a diversion if you will. the guy hasn't shown up. they look for 18 hours or more. god only knows where he will turn up and when. back to you. rick: william la jeunesse live for us in los angeles. william, thank you. alisyn: onto the state of our country now. there are some brand new fox polls that show americans believe our country is weaker now than it was before president obama took office. 4% of the respondents think we're weaker than we wereo. 24% say america is stronger and more powerful. let's debate the findings. mary katharine ham, editor-at-large at hotair.com. julie roginsky, former political advisor to new jersey senator frank lautenering about. both are fox news contributors. ladies, thanks so much for being here. mary katherine, let me start with you, 48% of the respondents think we're weaker now
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 6:00am EST
sequestration that guts our military and navy fleet and guts our marine corps and army in a a way we can't afford in a dangerous world. at the same time we have to recognize we better get our spending under control. dod can contribute to that by cutting fat. being smarter how it spends the dollars it does have. ultimately we have got to find courage in washington to get it under control. >> you mentioned gutting our fleet. what's going to happen in something happens in north north korea. >> let's ships, training, and therefore less deploimentsd. these carrier groups are not going to be able to get out to be where they need to be and do what they need to do if they don't have the money on the front end. that is what you will see down the line. navy project power. 70% of the world is water. 80% live near water. this is how america projects power. if we allow i'm an army guy. we need our navy. and we need it strong and ability to project and cutting it and gutting it, we cannot afford it in this dangerous world today. >> all right, pete. thank you so much. we have to leave it there who are
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have the privilege of having a medical license, should in my view conduct themselves more responsibly than that. >> my position is more than a democrat or republican. i worry about this man dying in office. >> my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says, dad, are you going to die? come on, this is irresponsible stuff. >> reporter: christie acknowledged he has a weight problem. a year and a half ago he was hospitalized from an asthma attack. >> my doctor warned me my luck is going to run out soon. it's something i'm conscious of. >> after years of david leno poking fun at his weight, christie and on the late show to show
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
and the reserve and i'm working for the navy. good afternoon, again. my question is do you think we're in risk of the same mistake we saw after vietnam in losing the expertise with the potential sequester and the possibility of losing special operations funding and the hard, expertise of our special operators? >> yeah. yeah we are. first, the difn budget is already coming down and needs to come down a lot. the -- defense budget has gotten huge and based upon the nation's finances we have to bring it down. i think the process is already underway. what people talk about defense they talk about we need to spend three or 4% of gdp for defense. i think that's a dumb approach. you need to spend as much foreign defense as you need to defend yourself. it was designed to be something so that sane people would never let it happen. [laughter] we confused the last part. because what happens is now if you sequester in 2013 and you don't make the decision until early spring, they only have the rest of the fiscal year to execute that. they have to take the cut about the last six or seven month of the years.
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
from the seched leon panetta who blames budget constraints. secretary pa theta says the navy will now only have one carrier in the persian gulf. iran's front yard. a place through which 20% of the world's oil flows. lawmakers have until march the 1st to cut $500 billion from the pentagon's budget over the next decade. if they don't automatic cuts kick. in with that dangling overhead the military has had its hands tied they tell us. jennifer pentagon -- griffin is at the pentagon tonight. i know they want more money. >> that's right. it is significant in terms of the message that it sends to iran right now in a very tense time in the middle east. but it is and it is the first concrete sign that the budget uncertainty is going to have a real impact on national security. at a time when tensions are are high with iran over its nuclear program and negotiations might be coming soon, the u.s. had had a policy of having two aircraft carriers over the golf for the past two years. the uss eisenhower will deploy later this month. but it will go alone we're told to replace the uss. according to g
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